GUND RESIDENCE

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TITLE: SPATIAL BOUNDARY
ARCHITECT: Gund Partnership
DATE: 2001

One of the most elegant and magical of the architectural works Patti has created is Spatial Boundary, the front entrance for the Gund residence. From a certain angle, the window appears to be steamed up or covered with a thin layer of frost. As one moves closer to the glass panel, the murkiness gradually disappears, creating an area of clarity that moves with the viewer–an intelligent atmosphere that responds to the person looking through the glass by modifying its density and opacity. Aside from its unusual optics, the window addresses Patti’s prevailing concern with safety and security in his architectural work.